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August 10 2017 Eastern
Funded projects will test and develop museum and library collaborative approaches for bringing about positive community change.Read more
July 24 2017 Eastern
This year, IMLS is particularly interested in museums and libraries with programs that build community cohesion and serve as catalysts for positive community change.Read more
July 20 2017 Eastern
Guidelines for the National Leadership Grants for Libraries and the Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Programs are now available, and IMLS will be accepting applications through Friday, September 1.Read more
July 13 2017 Eastern
Twenty-two grants will support museum services of federally recognized tribes and Native Hawaiian organizations.Read more
July 13 2017 Eastern
Sixteen grants to museums in 10 states have been awarded through the African American History and Culture grant program.Read more
July 06 2017 Eastern
Museums for All has facilitated more than 514,000 museum visits for low-income community members since its inception in 2014.Read more
June 26 2017 Eastern
New funding reports summarize the past six years of IMLS support for museums and libraries across the nation.Read more
May 23 2017 Eastern
The FY 2018 budget request includes funding for a closeout of IMLS operations starting in fiscal year 2018.Read more
May 15 2017 Eastern
IMLS announced the 10 recipients of the 2017 National Medal for Museum and Library Service, the nation’s highest honor given to museums and libraries for service to the community.Read more
May 05 2017 Eastern
The federal funding law includes $231 million for the Institute of Museum and Library Services.Read more
May 01 2017 Eastern
Members of the public are invited to attend the National Museum and Library Services Board meeting from 9:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. on Wednesday, May 24, 2017.Read more
April 18 2017 Eastern
IMLS announced 39 grants totaling $9,799,830 to support libraries across the nation.Read more
March 30 2017 Eastern
The deadline for submitting applications is May 17, 2017.Read more
March 29 2017 Eastern
Approximately $9.2 million will go to international teams investigating how large-scale computational techniques may be applied to answering humanities and social sciences research questions.Read more
March 20 2017 Eastern
The public is encouraged to share stories of how finalist institutions are making a difference on the IMLS Facebook page.Read more